This Heritage Building at 1312-1314 Government Street was built in 1892 by architect John Teague for the New England Hotel. It was listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places in 1975.

This building was renovated into a mixed use commercial/residential strata in 2013-2014. The Victoria Real Estate Board issued an award for commercial strata conversion in 2014.

1312-1314 Government Street. Built in 1892 by architect John Teague as the New England Hotel.

1312-1314 Government Street. Built in 1892 by architect John Teague as the New England Hotel.

Additional Information About 1312-1314 Government Street

1312-1314 Government Street is now divided into strata units, with a commercial strata unit on the main floor at 1312 Government Street and 22 residential strata units (condominiums) on the upper floors with access at 1314 Government Street

  • Assessed Value (July 2015) 1312 Government Street (commercial strata): $623,900
  • Assessed Value (July 2014) 1312 Government Street (commercial strata): $624,300
  • Assessed Value (July 2015) 1314 Government Street (22 residential strata units): from $125,600 to $267,800
  • Assessed Value (July 2014) 1314 Government Street (22 residential strata units): from $123,000 to $261,700
  • Canadian Register of Historic Places – listed in 1975
  • Victoria Real Estate Board – Commercial Building Awards
Second and third floor bay windows on the facade of 1312-1314 Government Street

Second and third floor bay windows on the facade of 1312-1314 Government Street

Original decorative architectural detail on the facade of 1312-1314 Government Street

Original decorative architectural detail on the facade of 1312-1314 Government Street

Original decorative detail on the main floor exterior of 1312-1314 Government Street. Note architect John Teague's use of alternating rough and finished ashlars in a column topped by a decorative chapiter.

Original decorative detail on the main floor exterior of 1312-1314 Government Street. Note architect John Teague‘s use of alternating rough and finished ashlars in a column topped by a decorative chapiter.

A Brief History of 1312-1314 Government Street

Here are links to some historic photos of this building:

This Heritage Building at 1312-1314 Government Street was built in 1892 by architect John Teague for the New England Hotel. It was listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places in 1975.

This building replaced an earlier New England Hotel building which had stood on this site since 1858. This is the reason for the “Established 1858” decorative feature on the Government Street facade.

This building was renovated into a mixed use commercial/residential strata in 2013-2014. The Victoria Real Estate Board issued an award for commercial strata conversion in 2014.

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